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ICYMI: CSUN Softball Loses to UCLA 9-1 in Opening Game of NCAA Tournament

After watching sophomore catcher Katie Hooper hit a home run in the first inning, the Matadors struggled to muster any offense. Photo Credit: Raul Martinez

Sarah Goulding

May 16, 2015

After just five innings, the Matadors (41-16) fell to the No 7 Bruins (46-10). Though CSUN started the game on top, they were unable to stop the Bruin offense. With two outs and nobody on, catcher Katie Hooper hit a home run over the right center fence to score the first run of the game. “A...

Women’s Basketball: No. 13 CSUN to play No. 4 Stanford in NCAA Tournament

The women's basketball team reacts after learning they were selected as a No. 13 seed in the Oklahoma City Region bracket, and will face the No. 4 Stanford Cardinals in the first round of the Women's 2015 NCAA Tournmanet, on March 16, 2015 in the Pub. (Trevor Stamp / Multimedia Editor)

Kenneth Berry

March 16, 2015

Fresh off their 67-60 victory over the Hawaii Rainbow Wahine, the Matadors (23-9), will play the No. 4 Stanford Cardinal (24-9), in the first round in Palo Alto on Saturday, March 21 at 3:30 p.m. The back-to-back Big West Tournament champions were the No. 16 seed last year as they lost to then No....

Women’s Volleyball: NCAA Tournament snub doesn’t outshine Matadors’ 2014 season

Women's Volleyball: NCAA Tournament snub doesn't outshine Matadors' 2014 season

Pete D. Camarillo

December 2, 2014

An NCAA tournament bid would have been the climax to a 19-9 season for the Matadors. However, when the championship field was announced Nov. 30, CSUN was not selected for any of the 64 tournament seeds despite being a top 50 ranked team. After UC Irvine ended CSUN’s five game win streak, head...

Men’s Soccer: Tournament hopes crushed by Stanford Cardinal

Men's Soccer: Tournament hopes crushed by Stanford Cardinal

Andrew Martinez

November 25, 2013

The Stanford Cardinal (10-6-4) left Northridge with a victory as they defeated the 15th seed Matadors (15-7-1) at Matador Soccer Field on Sunday night in the second round of the NCAA Tournament. The Cardinal would score the match’s lone goal in the first half, as Stanford defender Matt Taylor h...

Unprobable VCU has makeup of Cinderella team

Raul Magana

March 28, 2011

Virtually every year right around tournament season, college basketball analysts will go through each regional bracket in search of a team with a double digit seed from a mid-major conference that may have what it takes to pull up an upset or two and make a deep run at the tournament. The team...

Now a 68-team field, March Madness is back

Raul Magana

March 15, 2011

It is that time of the year again. The NBA and NHL seasons are in full stride as games become more and more meaningful as teams in both leagues look for good playoff positioning. MLB teams are fine tuning their rosters for opening day and, oh yeah, there’s a little thing called the NCAA men’s basketball tournament referred to as March Madne...

Staff editorial: Priorities should be invested in academics not athletics


March 22, 2010

With the NCAA Tournament in full effect many students, fans and alumni are caught up rooting for their college basketball team to win a national championship. Meanwhile, they don’t even realize that the student-athletes of their universities are struggling to graduate. Recently the Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sports at the University of Central Florida released the graduation rates of all the scho...

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